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    The Great Hihi Sperm Race

    ‘SPERM RACE’ HIGHLIGHTS PLIGHT OF NATIVE NEW ZEALAND BIRD Saving one of New Zealand’s vulnerable birds could come down to the speed of its sperm. Scientists working to save the hihi – or stitchbird -have devised a global competition for punters to guess which bird has the fastest little swimmers and raise money for hihi […]

HIHI Recovery Metrics



Populations are located in New Zealand (we want more)


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Sites are provided supplementary food (we want less)

Nest Boxes

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Sites need to have nest boxes (we want less)



Visitors to sites with hihi in last year.

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